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Dublin: 11 °C Wednesday 26 October, 2016


# guilty - Yesterday’s News

Man found guilty of murdering his two-month old daughter

Baby Daisy Mae Burrill suffered a large fracture to her skull and injuries consistent with having been shaken.

# guilty - Sunday 23 October, 2016

Almost 7 out of 10 motorists want drink drivers named on live register

Conor Faughnan from The AA said, “It’s a tragic Irish problem that hasn’t gone away.”

# guilty - Friday 21 October, 2016

Teenager found guilty of false imprisonment of Joan Burton during water charges protest

He was 15 at the time of the incident at Jobstown.

# guilty - Wednesday 19 October, 2016

Church of Ireland praises the courage of those abused by lay worker Patrick O'Brien

Patrick O’Brien will be sentenced next month.

# guilty - Thursday 6 October, 2016

Man sentenced to six months in prison over sexual abuse of his sister, brother and nephew

The judge took into account his health and work record.

# guilty - Thursday 22 September, 2016

From The42 Brive out-half given 14-week suspension after being found guilty of eye gouging Guilty

Brive out-half given 14-week suspension after being found guilty of eye gouging

Matthieu Ugalde will be out of action until early next year as a result of the incident in a Top14 match against Bernard Jackman’s Grenoble.

# guilty - Wednesday 21 September, 2016

From The42 Saracens wing Chris Ashton cops 13-week ban for biting Guilty

Saracens wing Chris Ashton cops 13-week ban for biting

The 29-year-old is suspended until December for biting Alex Waller.

# guilty - Monday 19 September, 2016

From The42 Ex-England footballer Gascoigne fined after pleading guilty to racially-aggravated offence Up In Court

Ex-England footballer Gascoigne fined after pleading guilty to racially-aggravated offence

The 49-year-old admitted using “threatening or abusive words or behaviour” during An Evening With Gazza in Wolverhampton.

# guilty - Thursday 28 July, 2016

Woman who drove friend off pier found guilty of murder

Marta Herda had been accused of murdering colleague Csaba Orsos in 2013.

# guilty - Saturday 16 July, 2016

Drunk driver jailed for two years for crashing into taxi on way home from Christmas party

The Straffan man pleaded guilty to dangerous driving causing serious bodily harm.

# guilty - Thursday 14 July, 2016

Man who made posts online found guilty of harassing Garda sergeant

Sean Carraher was found guilty of posting about 50 messages on two websites.

# guilty - Wednesday 6 July, 2016

Dublin taxi driver fined €250 after taking man on longer route home

The accountant told the court that he didn’t complain to the driver because “the whole atmosphere was not pleasant”.

# guilty - Friday 1 July, 2016

Man who drove car into bonfire and attacked 3 gardaí gets partially suspended sentence

The man had also stolen a car and had been in unlawful possession of a handgun.

# guilty - Thursday 23 June, 2016

"I had looked on him as part of my family" - Man convicted for sexually abusing two young boys

The man pleaded guilty to three charges of sexual abuse between January 1991 and May 1991.

# guilty - Thursday 16 June, 2016

Driver who killed cyclist after breaking red light was already banned from driving

Eugene Maher died from head injuries hours after being struck by a car driven by Christopher Coleman.

# guilty - Thursday 9 June, 2016

Former CEO of Irish Life and Permanent convicted of €7.2 billion conspiracy to defraud

Denis Casey (56) and three other former banking executives had pleaded not guilty to charges.

# guilty - Saturday 28 May, 2016

Jihadist to become first person to plead guilty to war crimes for destroying historic monuments in Timbuktu

The man had told his defence lawyer he was “a Muslim who believes in justice.”

# guilty - Monday 23 May, 2016

Mother found guilty of child cruelty for allowing her son to be locked in a box

Her husband was convicted last week on nine counts of rape.

# guilty - Friday 20 May, 2016

Waterford father found guilty of rape of his son

The boy’s mother was acquitted of having sex with him.

# guilty - Wednesday 11 May, 2016

Lookout man found guilty of manslaughter over killing of dad-of-eight

Ross Allen, of Carrickmines, was found not guilty of murder.

# guilty - Friday 6 May, 2016

Dave Mahon found not guilty of murder but guilty of manslaughter of his stepson

The 45-year-old had pleaded not guilty to murdering the father of one.

# guilty - Thursday 5 May, 2016

Man whose father was heard to say "f**k it we’ll leave it" before he fled crash given suspended sentence

The victim needed four operations on her pelvis and her leg as a result of her injuries.

# guilty - Friday 22 April, 2016

Cage fighter and accomplice guilty of murder by beating man and leaving him to drown

The court heard that the victim had been walking to the gym when a car stopped beside him and two men got out.

# guilty - Tuesday 12 April, 2016

Fake kidnapping case: Kevin McGeever's sentence suspended to not waste more taxpayer money

The property developer was guilty of wasting garda time by giving false information about his own alleged kidnapping.

# guilty - Monday 11 April, 2016

From The42 Ex-Fifa vice-president facing lengthy jail term after pleading guilty to corruption Guilty

Ex-Fifa vice-president facing lengthy jail term after pleading guilty to corruption

Alfredo Hawit admitted the four charges at a New York court today.

# guilty - Wednesday 2 March, 2016

UK man guilty of raping five women from

Four of his victims complained to, but the court heard that one of the complainants was told no action could be taken because he had not sent abusive messages.

# guilty - Friday 19 February, 2016

Man who facilitated child pornography of his daughter, filmed by mother, has sentence cut

A member of the public discovered disturbing images of a 4-year-old they recognised when they found a crushed mobile phone and SD card.

# guilty - Wednesday 10 February, 2016

From The42 Sunderland footballer Adam Johnson admits sexual activity with a child Court Hearing

Sunderland footballer Adam Johnson admits sexual activity with a child

The England international denies two other charges, however.

# guilty - Friday 5 February, 2016

Trainee montessori teacher who sexually assaulted four-year-old girl to be sentenced next month

The girl told her parents he had taken photos of her “bum” and “pants”.

# guilty - Tuesday 2 February, 2016

Man previously jailed for damaging €10m Monet painting convicted of having rare stolen books

Andrew Shannon told investigators he bought the books at a fair for about £300 and was using them to decorate his house.

# guilty - Wednesday 20 January, 2016

Woman who sent threatening messages to President Higgins pleads guilty to harassing priest

The judge also directed that a victim impact statement be prepared.

# guilty - Tuesday 19 January, 2016

Man found guilty of murdering man in laneway

A jury unanimously found Seamus Morgan guilty.

# guilty - Friday 15 January, 2016

20-year-old man found guilty of raping girl (14) at disco when he was 15

The man, who cannot be named in order to preserve his victim’s anonymity, is due to be sentenced in March.

# guilty - Thursday 24 December, 2015

Two men sentenced to death for murder of British tourists in Thailand

The two men were found guilty of the brutal killing – but questions have been raised about how the police handled the case.

# guilty - Friday 18 December, 2015

"Absolutely correct" - Man found guilty of raping woman with Down syndrome

The judge said the man’s claims that the woman had consented to the acts was “absolutely ludicrous”.

# guilty - Monday 14 December, 2015

Man who ‘stole his daughter’s innocence’ by sexually abusing her sentenced to seven years

The man said he thought about it everyday and would turn back time if he could.

# guilty - Monday 23 November, 2015

Man denied sex with 15-year-old until it was proven he was her baby’s father

“It is the greatest mistake of my life. It is a great lesson to me because now I will go to prison,” he told investigators.

# guilty - Wednesday 28 October, 2015

Robber gets over three years for attacking man who tried to stop woman getting mugged

Thr man had been a self employed painter and decorator, employing staff until he was 19-years-old but then started taking tablets and alcohol.

# guilty - Wednesday 21 October, 2015

Dublin man convicted of using fake social media profile to convince young girl to have sex

The 26-year-old set up a profile as a 13-year-old girl called “Julie” and later introduced himself as Julie’s brother.

# guilty - Tuesday 15 September, 2015

Woman in prosthetic penis case found guilty of sexual assault

After hearing the verdict, the woman shouted: “How can you send me down for something I haven’t done?”

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